Mile News Tagged Liberty Mile


Herrera Defends, Kampf Recaptures BBTM Grand Prix Tour Titles

October 06, 2019

6th edition presented by Running Warehouse featured 5 stops awarding more than $110,000 plus a $10,000 GP purse

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – At the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale, The Navy Mile, on a cloudy Sunday morning in Washington, DC, Daniel Herrera, 26, from New Orleans, LA, won the men’s...

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Lipari, Domanic Win 8th Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 09, 2019

Downtown Pittsburgh’s only evening road race draws 1,000-plus participants; $28,200 prize purse overall; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – At the 8th Fleet Feet Liberty Mile on Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, the pro races ended with two thrilling...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 08, 2019

Third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 features more than $28,000 in overall prize money in the City of Champions

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

One of Bring Back the Mile's first event partners in 2012 came from an upstart organization in Pittsburgh, PA who had successfully...

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Returning champions Kampf, Lipari, Domanic headline Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 06, 2019

“One of America’s most iconic races” in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday evening, Aug. 9, $23,000 Open purse; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 third stop

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – The Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, downtown Pittsburgh’s only evening road race, returns on Friday, August 9. Named “one of America’s...

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The Mile and Fleet Feet Liberty Mile are gaining in popularity

August 05, 2019

It’s the perfect distance for people just getting into the sport or don’t have time to train for a longer event.

By Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Larry O’Neill took up running somewhat reluctantly in 2014 when his daughter, Andi, challenged him to sign up for the Pittsburgh...

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Grand Blue Mile Opens BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019

March 26, 2019

6th Tour edition presented by Running Warehouse showcases 5 leading U.S. Mile races and top Mile athletes; total Tour prize purse exceeds $110,000

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate & celebrate the iconic distance, has announced the 6th edition of its...

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Fleet Feet Pittsburgh New Title Partner of the Liberty Mile

March 05, 2019

Steel City's iconic nighttime downtown road race is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 9 and offers $25,000 Open prize purse

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) has announced that Fleet Feet Pittsburgh is the new title partner of the 8th Liberty Mile, Pittsburgh’s only...

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